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SAT/PSAT 2019

SAT/PSAT 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

April 8, 2019


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Above is the PSAT/SAT scheduled and here are some last minute study tips. Remember to bring #2 pencils, a calculator, and a school ID. During the test, remain calm and remember to answer all questions, there is no penalizing for guessing....

Live Live Well 2019

Live Live Well 2019

Will Coleman, News Writer

March 13, 2019


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    On Monday, February 18, Live Life Well Week kicked off for 2019. Although there was not school Monday, Ackerman Center held “Presidents Day of Service: Project Linus” — a blanket making event for local hospitals. This was just the start of a week filled with events centered around liv...

Bernie Sanders 2020

Bernie Sanders 2020

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

March 13, 2019


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    As 2019 begins, the 2020 Presidential candidates have emerged.  Senator Bernie Sanders has officially become a candidate, announcing his campaign on a Vermont radio interview.     Previously, Sanders ran in the 2016 election, but lost the Democratic vote to Hillary Clinton. Sander...

National state of emergency

National state of emergency

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

March 11, 2019


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    On February 15, President Trump declared a national state of emergency in response to the border dispute between Mexico and the United States. This gave him the ability to access billions of dollars in government spending to build a wall along the U.S-Mexico border, previously Congress denied P...

Live Live Well schedule

Live Live Well schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 14, 2019


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Valentines for Vets

Valentines for Vets

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

February 7, 2019


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On February 6, 2019, Glenbard South celebrated Valentine’s Day early with the annual Valentines for Vets. Dozens of students gathered to create homemade valentines for veterans. Students took their time and made thoughtful cards, while also enjoying snacks and refreshments. Junior Prius Parmar said “Val...

GBS Academic help centers

GBS Academic help centers

Will Coleman, News Writer

February 3, 2019


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Many students have heard about Glenbard South’s resource centers, such as the the AP Cafe, the Writing Center and the Math Lab; however, most students never actually seek out these learning resources. These resource centers have been very good places to get academic help if one has been struggling...

Hospital price disclosures

Hospital price disclosures

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

February 3, 2019


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Beginning on January 1, 2019, Medicare has begun requiring hospitals to disclose all pricing information online and make electronic medical records easier to access for patients due to a new bill called the “Inpatient Prospective Payment System Rule.” This new bill will also require pricing to be...

Government shutdown

Government shutdown

Gabby Reese, News Writer

February 3, 2019


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With the government shut down and President Trump blaming the Democrats for not paying for the wall, some unseen effects have risen. The TSA has claimed that airports will now be uncharted territory, with thousands of employees calling out of work at day 31 of the government shutdown. The TSA ...

Gratitude day 2018

Gratitude day 2018

William Coleman, News Writer

December 13, 2018


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    On Wednesday November fourteenth, Glenbard South held its annual Gratitude Day in the commons, where students wrote thank you notes to a teacher. This event was sponsored by  Students for Students, the Principal’s Advisory Council, the Advocating Charity Through Service Committee, The Council ...

California camp-wildfire

California camp-wildfire

Gabby Reese, News Writer

December 10, 2018


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CNN posted a video of a man and woman driving through what looks to be a wall of fire in Paradise, California. With the fire finally calming down, dangers of the recent rains can cause flooding and mudslides. The camp fire destroyed over 10,000 homes, leaving families homeless with nearly 1,000 peop...

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

December 3, 2018


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Robert Bowers, 46, entered into the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 27th. Armed with an assault rifle and three handguns, he opened fire on worshippers while shouting anti-Semitic remarks. Eleven people were killed, and seven were injured, resulting in the...

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